Addressing violence against women: Moderate costs and high returns

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Vientiane, 30 June 2016

Lao PDR is committed to ending violence against women. The country has a new Action Plan (2014) and Law (2015) addressing the issue. The first-ever prevalence study of violence against women in Lao PDR was completed in 2015 and launched in 2016, and it showed that violence against women in Lao PDR is culturally highly tolerated.

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ການແກ້ໄຂບັນຫາຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງ: ຄ່າໃຊ້ຈ່າຍປານກາງ ແລະ ຜົນຕອບແທນສູງ

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ນະຄອນຫຼວງວຽງຈັນ, 30 ມິຖຸນາ 2016

ສປປ ລາວ ໄດ້ໃຫ້ຄໍາຫມັ້ນສັນຍາຕໍ່ການຢຸດຕິຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງ. ປະເທດລາວມີແຜນປະຕິບັດງານ ໃຫມ່ (ປີ 2014) ແລະ ກົດຫມາຍ (ປີ 2015) ວ່າດ້ວຍການແກ້ໄຂບັນຫາດັ່ງກ່າວ. ການສຶກສາຄັ້ງທໍາອິດ ກ່ຽວກັບການໃຊ້ຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງໃນ ສປປ ລາວ ໄດ້ສໍາເລັດລົງໃນປີ 2015 ແລະ ການເປີດຕົວ ການສຶກສາດັ່ງກ່າວ ໃນປີ 2016 ໄດ້ສະແດງໃຫ້ເຫັນວ່າຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງໃນ ສປປ ລາວ ແມ່ນ ຄວາມອົດທົນອັນສູງສົ່ງທີ່ສຸດ.ສປປ ລາວ ໄດ້ໃຫ້ຄໍາຫມັ້ນສັນຍາຕໍ່ການຢຸດຕິຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງ. ປະເທດລາວມີແຜນປະຕິບັດງານ ໃຫມ່ (ປີ 2014) ແລະ ກົດຫມາຍ (ປີ 2015) ວ່າດ້ວຍການແກ້ໄຂບັນຫາດັ່ງກ່າວ. ການສຶກສາຄັ້ງທໍາອິດ ກ່ຽວກັບການໃຊ້ຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງໃນ ສປປ ລາວ ໄດ້ສໍາເລັດລົງໃນປີ 2015 ແລະ ການເປີດຕົວ ການສຶກສາດັ່ງກ່າວ ໃນປີ 2016 ໄດ້ສະແດງໃຫ້ເຫັນວ່າຄວາມຮຸນແຮງຕໍ່ແມ່ຍິງໃນ ສປປ ລາວ ແມ່ນ ຄວາມອົດທົນອັນສູງສົ່ງທີ່ສຸດ. 

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